Showing posts from September, 2012

Chris in France

After a successful race in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China it was off to France with the rest of the Seagate team (Nathan, Trevor and Sophie) to prepare for the Adventure race world champs.

Having finally got a new camera, after destroying the previous one swimming in TWALK, I thought I had better post some pretty pictures and a quick update of my adventure racing mission.

After arriving in Nice, we hired a car and drove to L'Argentiere la Bessee, where we are now staying for a few more days until the start of the race. Along the way we managed to find a couple of spectacular passes, exciting all of us to come back sometime to do some cycling here. With around 2000m vertical accent and smooth asphalt it is road bike paradise.
We also managed to find some delicious baguettes and cheese, although it seems like I am the only one who is really excited by the smelly sock cheeses :)
The following day I went for a short run up the hill behind where we are staying. There are heaps of cool tr…